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Oct 29, 2012 12:00pm PDT
into tomorrow. >> i'm s.e. cupp. this is ocean city, maryland, the famous fishing pier is half gone according to the governor. in point pleasant, new jersey, pleasant isn't the word to describe the conditions there. >> we're learning of a partial crane collapse in midtown manhattan. tropical storm conditions have moved in with high winds and heavy rain. conditions are going downhill from here. times square, it looks like time is standing still there this afternoon. the normally busy tourist hub is more of a ghost town because sandy is in town. parts of lower manhattan brace for an 11-foot storm surge at high tide tonight. widespread flooding is on a concern on the streets and xwrur underground and prompted a complete shutdown of mass transit. bloomberg and chris christie is reiterating why it's like nothing we've seen before. >> this is a massive storm. >> when it comes in tonight, we can't come in and rescue you. it's going to be dark, electricity most likely will be out if it's not already. >> i'm krystal ball. it's not just mere in the tri-state area. capitol hill is shut down as washingto
Oct 31, 2012 12:00pm PDT
north. they were touring most of the barrier islands north of atlantic city and storm ravaged and by comparison now that we have seen that footage, we can say that they were much worse off. when the crowd realized that the president himself not making an appearance, they were very visibly disappointed yet getting details about how the trip went and it seems like it was a successful one from an informational point of view of what happened to the coast here in new jersey. >> kayla, it's crystal. we understand some of the residents got the power back this morning and the city has a long way to go. >> reporter: you know, it does. i think the biggest problem, you guys, is water. because the municipal utilities authority said that the water not potable. unfit to drink and wash food with and even wash cuts with so badly contaminated. you have to think that the mayor will not lift the mandatory evacuation ban before they know that they have potable water, safe for hotel guests and tourists and attendees of the casino and power. surely that's the biggest priority for heating as water h
Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
happened in new york city in manhattan the subway systems have not been working. people are in the streets, and you could see people now out and about surveying the damage, seeing what they could do. they're, of course, waiting for those subways to start working again to get back to work and start to fix what's damaged so far, steve. >> richard liu in lower manhattan. thanks for that. >> sandy is just about done with us in new york. now she's taking aim at the midwest. chicago airport delays are stacking up. 60-mile-per-hour hours and 25-foot waves from lake michigan are bearing down the on the windy city. we continue to follow the blizzard conditions in parts of west virginia. nbc meteorologist dylan dreyer is back with us strtracking it . >> the same storm is bringing snowfall to west virginia, and the wind gusts just to the south coast beaches of lake erie and portions through the great lakes region, we are certainly dealing with wind gusts still on the order of 30 to 40 miles per hour. the waves have been churned out. i'm getting tons of pictures sent in from lake erie especially. it's
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
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Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm PDT
of don meredith you can the old monday night football broadcaster who said, welcome to the city that's mile high and so am i. i'm not high the way don was but high with excitement in anticipation for this debate tonight. we have been waiting, it seems, for months for this thing. let's set the stage before we get going. you know, sometimes i think the cliche cliches are true. this is one of them. we heard talk about how? a do-or-die for mitt romney n a lot of ways it really is. there are basically three possible outcomes, the way i see it tonight. someone that romney really does get some kind of a lift out of this it's a command performance, maybe some kind of slipup by obama. you think of john kerry in the first debate in 2004. maybe romney is able to revive his campaign tonight. the second possibility is, you know, something goes wrong for romney, he actually loses this debate. obviously that would be terrible for him now the third possibility, to be honest, probably the most likely one is nothing happens it is pace basically a draw, maybe 90 minutes of dull and boring television if
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm PDT
this thing. it's this dynamic we've seen a lot in las vegas or perhaps atlantic city when we get a champion and challenger. the challenger has nothing to lose and goes nuts and flings punches everywhere. what does he have to lose? i don't need to mix it up with you. i'm going it to win on points and layback. sometimes that strategy wins and sometimes it doesn't. >> it's always frustrating if you're a fan to watch it fully. >> it's bizarre. >> you don't want it. s.e., i understand you were checking out some of the coverage from our friends at current? >> yeah. the reaction to this was interesting across the spectrum, but the kids at current tv had a very hard time, very hard time explaining obama's loss. but uncle al had his own theory. take a look. >> obama arrived in denver at 2:00 p.m. today just a few hours before the debate started. romney did his debate prep in denver. when you go to 5,000 feet and you only have a few hours to adjust -- >> that's interesting. >> i don't know. maybe -- >> al, can i say the first time -- >> to me this is an important point. i drank two cups of coffee bef
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
-- the first debate is wednesday night in denver. mitt romney in the mile high city tonight for a predebate rally. surrogate chris christie set expectations mile high claiming wednesday night is yet another restart of the romney campaign. >> governor romney's going to lay out his vision for a better and greater america for greater opportunity for all of our citizens and i think that's when you're going it see this race really start to tighten and then move in governor romney's direction. come thursday morning the narrative of this race is going to change. >> romney has been preparing with senator rob portman who filled in as obama during john mccain's 2008 prep. the president practicing with jor kerry playing the role of romney. kerry is a good fit since the parallels between his '04 and current one is overwhelming. can romney get the post-debate bounce kerry did in '04 and take it one step further and turn it into something kerry couldn't do eight years ago. in '04 president bush had a six-point lead before the debates but kerry's performance boosted him tying the men for the final debate
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm PDT
being a small town virginia parent would not be that different from a big city parent, but suddenly for me the parenting world is bewildering. watching the other parents stack their 4-year-olds calendars with play dates and standardized test tutoring so they can go to the right kindergarten, i felt like a slacker. am i failing my child? is she already behind? have i doomed her to a life of misery because i couldn't get here in the right chess club? help. here with answers i hope is dr. madeline levine, a clinical psychologist and author whose first book "the price of privilege" was a run-away best seller. in her new best seller she argues that our typical measures of success like good grades and high s.a.t. scores are failing our children. thank you for joining us. >> my pleasure. >> first of all, let's go straight to the title of the book, the easiest measures of success are grades, s.a.t. scores later in life, high-paying jobs. what is authentic success. >> so, the operate word you used is easiest, so we like them because they're easy to measure. authentic success has, i would say
Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm PDT
of people in our history who were elected as mayors, city council members, congress members, even presidents of the united states who saw themselves as allies of progressives to fight the fight for a more just and equal and humane society. paul wellstone was clearly in that tradition. >> i think it's an excellent list. i'm happy to see thurgood marshall on the list. he does not get enough credit for what he did as a lawyer and supreme court justice. malcolm x, he becomes a post-racial humanitarian later in his life. he's a person who is hugely charismat charismatic, a compelling figure that had a massive impact on america. it's interesting, a lot of the cops who were wiretapping him would be listening and over time would say this guy makes a lot of sense. we should actually be helping him and not trying to entrap him and listening in on him. why did malcolm x get on the list? >> well, malcolm x represent the voice of a lot of low-income african-americans who were concerned about the plight of the poor. as he got older and as he became more experienced as an activist, he began to see that the
Oct 19, 2012 12:00pm PDT
castle." it follows five members of a chess time in an inner city high school in brooklyn where 50% lives below the poverty line. it tells a story of the challenges facing the team on and off the chessboard. there's no question they're the kings of their domain. >> we'll chush our opponents in chess no marry. yeah. ♪ >> it isn't all fun and games, though. the film shows the tough choices facing schools and the age of budget cuts with education as an important issue as it is this november, this is a must watch for chess lovers and jocks aalike. joining us is the director of "brooklyn castle" which opens in theaters today. this is just -- to set this up for people, this is an extraordinary story. very poor school, and these kids are basically the best chess players their age in the country. how did this school become a national chess powerhouse? >> yeah. they have a lot of after school programs at 318. i think the late principal really placed a high value on after-school programs and enrichment programs. he didn't see them as extras. so when they had the opportunity to bring a chess teach
Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm PDT
>>> i'm coming to you live from lynn university in boca raton, florida. the city where mitt romney told the world where he thinks of the 47% and home of the third and final presidential debate of the 2012 election. walking around here a little bit, i've seen there's an incredible amount of passion for the press as these people are excited the debate is in their home. tonight could be the turning point in this election. we're going to wait to see am we've said it before about the conventions. the first debate, again for the second debate. tonight could be the thing that decide this is close race with just two weeks to go. our poll shows 47% to 47%. the real clear politics poll of poll shows it extreme close, and a look at the electoral college projection shows it is razor-thin. with this debate as the last big scheduled event before november 6th, to quote vp joe biden, this is a big f-ing deal. let's start with luke russert. now that his baseball team is waiting until next year, we'll concentrate on this election. >> cheap shot. >> my baseball team is on break, too. we're in the sam
Oct 25, 2012 12:00pm PDT
is the election season, the football season, for instance, my beloved kansas city wildcats are number three in the country, manhattan, kansas, if there were a mayoral election in manhattan, kansas, the lincumbet would be much more inclined to win. >> are you going to the game? >> i am seriously considering, kansas state university, i'm your biggest fan, fly me out there. texas tech university -- >> if -- >> the moral of the story is the mayor can feel pretty goo because the town is so excited for the football team and, therefore, the incumbent gets more popular. >> we had a fantastic olympics. the united states of america. doesn't that bode well for president obama? >> s.e., see any flaws in that? >> no, that makes sense. >> rock solid. >> science. up next, a big announcement about the future of krystal ball. ♪ constipated? yeah. mm. some laxatives like dulcolax can cause cramps. but phillips' caplets don't. they have magnesium. for effective relief of occasional constipation. thanks. [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. that makes watching tv even better. if your tv were
Oct 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT
lasting a day to a day and a half including new york city and boston and potentially a threat at the high rise levels of buildings that we'll talk about as we go here. we do not have a storms to compare this to in terms of our forecast. now we can hope that it's weaker than we see but all indications are this will be a monster storm that may exceed anything we've seen in terms of the scope of it across the northeast. >> okay. bryan norcross, thank you so much. more on this powerful storm all this weekend here on msnbc and the weather channel but now we move on the power of twitter. see what we did there. there's more evidence than of this election season nearly 24 million tweets were cents during the three presidential debates. they launch ad viral campaign that took on lives of their own becoming part of the national conversation both on and off line. we have big bird, binders full of women and of course horses and bayonets. these names are funny but sparked conversation about important topics like women's reits and military spending. b.b. conley is the senior editor and in the guest spo
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